If you're trying to decide which Lincoln sedan, the Continental or the MKZ, is right for you, this is the place to be.

2019 Lincoln Continental

The 2019 Lincoln Continental is available in four trim levels — Base, Select, Reserve, and Black Label — with eight configurations enabling you to customize it to individualized needs. The base model shares a few features and luxuries with the other trims but provides limited available upgrades.

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A modest upgrade, the select trim doesn't add many standard features, but provides buyers with a larger list of available options, while the Reserve level is equipped generously with a plethora of luxurious features. The top Black Label trim features an upscale interior with many unique options and membership in Lincoln's Exclusive Lifestyle Service Program.

The new Continental provides buyers with a choice of three engines, starting with the base 3.7-liter V-6 base engine delivering 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque coming standard in both the base and Select levels.

Standard with both the Reserve and Black Label trims is a 2.7-liter V-6 turbocharged engine generating 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. Both the 3.7-liter and 2.7-liter engines pair nicely with a six-speed automatic transmission available in both front- and all-wheel drive.

Finally, available in both the Reserve and Black Label levels is an optional 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged engine producing 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. To help you manage the power of the 3.0-liter engine, Lincoln pairs it with a torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system and six-speed automatic transmission.

What's new

As part of the 10th generation initially introduced in 2017, the new 2019 Continental brings with it just a few minor adjustments to availability of features.

The Many Pros

Drivers and passengers alike continue to enjoy a quiet cabin even when traveling at highway speeds, exceptional legroom when sitting in the back, and a powerful V-6 upgraded engine and all-wheel-drive system.

2019 Lincoln MKZ

Available in three trims — Standard, Reserve I and Reserve II —and six configurations, the 2019 Lincoln MKZ can be customized to your specific desires. While the Standard trim is well-equipped with features, most buyers look to the Reserve I level with its additional technology and interior options, while the top Reserve II level continues to add even more technology and luxurious amenities for drivers and passengers to enjoy.

The 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged engine comes standard with all front-wheel-drive gas-powered trims delivering 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque and pairing with a six-speed automatic transmission. An optional 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 engine producing 350 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque is available at the top Reserve II level.

Looking for a hybrid option? Check out the MKZ Hybrid, featuring the 2.0-liter I-4 engine paired with an electric motor for 188 horsepower.

What's new

The 2019 Lincoln MKZ is part of the second generation, which was rolled out in 2013, and expands the availability of many standard features while making the V-6 turbocharged engine exclusive to the Reserve II trim.  

The Many Pros

Reserve II buyers will enjoy the V-6 's impressively quick acceleration, as well as having the hybrid option available at no additional charge.

The best way to choose between the two vehicles is by driving them, stop in at Pines Lincoln today for a test drive. 
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